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ISBN: 1555976905

ISBN13: 9781555976903

Citizen: An American Lyric

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* Finalist for the National Book Award in Poetry * * Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry * Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism * Winner of the NAACP... This description may be from another edition of this product.

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A must read for all Americans!

This book so poignantly captures the experience of being Black in America today.

This unsettling and powerful piece of literature will leave you questioning your own ideas on race and injustice. Claudia Rankine reports on many micro and macro aggressions that normal citizens face everyday by sharing space. This book will have your reevaluating your vantage point.

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Citizen: An American Lyric in The New Classics of Black History
The New Classics of Black History
Published by Ashly Moore Sheldon • February 19, 2021

Recent events have shone a light on the inequality and violence threatening Black Americans. In response, many of us are looking for ways to educate ourselves and effect change. This has led to an explosion of galvanizing new content around Black history and culture. Here we spotlight some of the prominent voices that have emerged over the last few years.  

Citizen: An American Lyric in 10x10: The Best Books of the Decade
10x10: The Best Books of the Decade
Published by Ashly Moore Sheldon • December 27, 2019

This is our fifth (and final!) installment of the best books of the past decade. Each week for five weeks, we’ve presented top-ten lists of the best books of the past decade in two different genres. A total of ten lists of ten: 10 x 10 = 100! This week’s lists are Poetry Collections and Romance. Here are our picks for the top ten of each.

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